Nels Nelson (1918 - 1983)

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Nels Nelson
1918 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Nels Nelson was born on May 3, 1918. He died in October 1983 at 65 years of age. We know that Nels Nelson had been residing in Naselle, Pacific County, Washington 98638.


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Nels Nelson died in October 1983 at 65 years old. He was born on May 3, 1918. There is no information about Nels's family or relationships. We know that Nels Nelson had been residing in Naselle, Pacific County, Washington 98638.
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In 1918, in the year that Nels Nelson was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1921, he was only 3 years old when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1948, by the time he was 30 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1976, when he was 58 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1983, in the year of Nels Nelson's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Other Nels Nelsons

Nels Gustav Rudolf Nelson
around 1920 - Jul 8, 1944
Nels P Nelson
Born: around 1915
California, United States
Nels P Nelson
Born: around 1921
Montana, United States
Nels A Nelson
Born: around 1921
California, United States
Nels C Nelson
Born: around 1907
Washington, United States
Nels Y Nelson
Born: around 1906
California, United States
Nels G Nelson
Born: around 1922
Washington, United States
Nels K Nelson
Born: around 1906
Washington, United States
Nels v Nelson
Born: around 1900
Washington, United States
Nels H Nelson
Born: around 1909
California, United States
Nels E Nelson
Born: around 1924
California, Limited Service Or Panama Canal, United States
Nels O Nelson
Born: around 1908
California, United States
Nels O Jr Nelson
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Nels W Nelson
Born: around 1925
South Dakota, United States
Nels E Nelson
Born: around 1923
Iowa, United States
Nels A Nelson
Born: around 1926
Minnesota, United States
Nels H Nelson
Born: around 1922
Minnesota, United States
Nels C Nelson
Born: around 1922
Minnesota, United States
Nels P Nelson
Born: around 1921
Nebraska, United States

Other Nelsons

Axel Nelson
Oct 11, 1912 - November 1965
Blaine, Washington
Lillian G Nelson
Jul 23, 1898 - Apr 15, 1975
Snohomish, WA
Ludwig Nelson
Jan 6, 1901 - December 1977
Centralia, Washington
Janice M Nelson
Mar 4, 1919 - Nov 28, 2007
Poulsbo, WA
William Nelson
Nov 11, 1891 - September 1967
Payette, Idaho
Elizabeth A Nelson
Nov 30, 1909 - Nov 7, 1989
Portland, OR
Charles Nelson
Aug 6, 1907 - January 1985
Vancouver, Washington
William Nelson
Oct 31, 1904 - February 1985
Yakima, Washington
Harold Nelson
Aug 6, 1909 - December 1984
Phoenix, Arizona
Rena A Nelson
Sep 8, 1905 - Mar 22, 1990
Everett, WA
Denver Nelson
Jan 23, 1909 - October 1982
Vancouver, Washington
Oliver Nelson
Nov 26, 1904 - September 1981
Lisbon, North Dakota
Fay I Nelson
May 16, 1911 - Dec 11, 2000
Kelso, WA
Gilbert Nelson
Aug 21, 1901 - September 1985
Kelso, Washington
Rupert L Nelson
May 20, 1908 - Aug 1, 1989
Mossyrock, WA
Pauline R Nelson
May 17, 1912 - Oct 26, 1990
Emil R Nelson
Mar 9, 1903 - Jul 4, 1989
Newport, OR
Earl Nelson
Feb 22, 1881 - July 1965
Harold Nelson
Apr 28, 1899 - September 1973
Kansas City, Missouri
Christina R Nelson
Oct 12, 1912 - Feb 10, 1990
Clallam Bay, WA

Other Bios

Oscar Hansen
Feb 16, 1905 - July 1977
Naselle, Washington
Catherine S Illsley
Jan 16, 1891 - May 17, 1988
Portland, OR
Floyd Hamllik
Apr 3, 1900 - October 1971
Goldendale, Washington
Darrell Gillaspie
Apr 10, 1906 - September 1979
Indianapolis, Indiana
Dale Edwards
Mar 1, 1907 - September 1975
Sandy, Oregon
Paul Moriarty
Jul 19, 1915 - Mar 7, 2005
Portland, OR
Joseph H Barnett
Dec 5, 1909 - Jan 9, 2000
Vancouver, WA
Henry Forbis
May 2, 1903 - April 1967
Thomas Despres
Apr 5, 1910 - September 1987
Yuma, Arizona
Howard H Smith
Jan 9, 1915 - Jan 25, 1998
Kennewick, WA
Selmer Hendrickson
Apr 18, 1908 - October 1983
Arlington, Washington
Arthur Peterson
Aug 27, 1879 - August 1965
Dwight Wilson
May 31, 1904 - Nov 25, 1991
Ora Teeters
Oct 1, 1884 - June 1968
Everett, Washington
Neil Christensen
Aug 5, 1885 - July 1977
Freedom, California
Roscoe B Law
Jan 12, 1914 - Dec 21, 1993
San Luis Obispo, CA
Walter Stafford
Dec 29, 1897 - September 1963
Walter A Nord
Aug 3, 1913 - Sep 22, 1996
Seattle, WA
Donald W Mowat
Feb 27, 1921 - Aug 14, 1998
Tarzana, CA
Edward F Schroeder
Jul 10, 1902 - Aug 30, 1996
Pasadena, CA
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